Zatpat Khichdi


Added to 11 cookbooks   This recipe has been viewed 8591 times

When done, khichdi should be 'wet' in consistency.
serve with green chutney and papad. a spoonful of 'desi ghee' will enhance the taste immensely.

Add your private note

Zatpat Khichdi recipe - How to make Zatpat Khichdi

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:    
Show me for servings


1 cup rice (chawal)
1 1/2 cups toovar (arhar) dal
1 medium sized potato
1 medium sized onion
3 to 4 flakes garlic (lehsun)
2 tsp chilli powder
1 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
salt to taste
for tempering:
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 pinch asafoetida (hing)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)

  1. Cut potato into small cubes. soak daal and rice together for half an hour. chop onion and garlic finely.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and start adding tampering ingredients in a given order. add chopped onion and garlic.
  3. Let it cook for a while. now add soaked rice and daal.
  4. Add around 7 cups of water. ( water should at least be 2 and half times that of rice-daal content)
  5. Add cubed potato, chilli powder, salt and garam masala powder.
  6. Cook with the lid on till do

Member Photo
This recipe was contributed by meera_khan on 13 Nov 2003

Know more about this member, Click Here

REGISTER NOW If you are a new user.
Or Sign In here, if you are an existing member.

Login Name

Forgot Login / Passowrd?Click here

If your Gmail or Facebook email id is registered with, the accounts will be merged. If the respective id is not registered, a new account will be created.

Are you sure you want to delete this review ?

Click OK to sign out from tarladalal.
For security reasons (specially on shared computers), proceed to Google and sign out from your Google account.